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One hundred and forty hygiene kits have been purchased from the Days for Girls Enterprise in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Thanks to generous funding from the Stanwood Camano Island Chapter in the USA, and Brooke Shaw from Australia, this has been made possible. The funds used to purchase these packs will go back into the project;...
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Culture Tshuma is currently in his final year of a Bachelor of Commerce at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Zimbabwe. Starting his degree in 2016 and majoring in Accounting, Culture has loved being at university, as it has challenged and led him to learn much about himself. However, Culture’s journey with CITW...
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The WWF is calling African youth to share their conservation success stories in order to inspire and tell the world how African youth are shifting from business as usual and are taking action to protect African ecosystems and the people who depend on them. From their website: As part of a commitment to strive toward...
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As part of its ongoing Conservation Heroes COVID-Relief drive in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, distributed another 250 food parcels in August to vulnerable families, the elderly, and child-headed households in six of its partner communities. Valued at USD10 000, this generous donation – thanks to the Wilderness Safaris...
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Hard work and perseverance lead to success. Since the establishment of the worm beds and fertility trenches in the Jabulani community garden a few weeks ago, much has been happening. A variety of vegetable seeds were brought from the community to the nursery at the Victoria Falls Hotel for germination. The team there was enthusiastic...
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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr Seuss Reading corner at St Mary’s School, Zimbabwe Each year on September 8th we observe the UNESCO-initiated International Literacy Day, to raise awareness around the issues of adult and child literacy. Literacy workshop...
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Portia Nyoni was born in Lukosi Village, 10 kilometres from Hwange town in Zimbabwe. Orphaned as a little girl and one of five children, Portia and her siblings went to live with their grandmother. Fortunately, her grandmother was a firm believer in the importance of education, and while they struggled to make ends meet, her...
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As one of the 4Cs of our business philosophy, we celebrate our Culture every day in our organisation. However, the last Friday of August marks our extra special annual celebration of Wilderness Safaris Heritage Day. While we were apart this year due to COVID-19, our regions went all out to showcase our beautiful cultures and...
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Mvikeli Dhlodhlo, an industrial pattern-maker from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, has found his passion in making educational toys and resources for children.  Beginning his career over 10 years ago in industrial pattern-making, Mvikeli has always aspired to have his own business. Working hard and learning all he could, pattern-making took him around the country, as well...
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The annual Zambezi Cycle Challenge is a regular fundraising mountain bike event that takes place around the spectacular Victoria Falls area. As one of three main beneficiaries (the others being the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust and Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit – both very close to Wilderness Safaris’ and our own hearts), Children in the Wilderness...
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